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Vintage Velo: 1980 Schwinn Varsity

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in Bicycle Times Issue #10, published in April 2011. Words and photos by Jeff Archer. OK, raise your hand if you were born in the decade or so...


Vintage Velo: 1892 Elliot Hickory

By Jeff Archer In the late 1880s, chain drive revolutionized the bike industry. Previously, the cranks were attached directly to the wheel such as on the 1885 Columbia ordinary (Bicycle Times Issue #8). With...